UPPSC Prelims History 2011 Paper (Part 6 of 8)

  1. For whom did Ashoka got excavated caves in the Barabar Hill of Gaya District?

    1. Ajivakas

    2. Mahasanghikas

    3. Niganthas

    4. Theravadias

  2. In which royal family, the men usually followed the Brahmanical religion and women were Buddhists?

    1. Ikshvakus

    2. Lichchhavis

    3. Pallavas

    4. Yaudheyas

  3. The earliest Jain bronzes were discovered from

    1. Chausa

    2. Nalanda

    3. Sravanabenagola

    4. Udaigiri

  4. As the find-spots suggest, the “bent-bar” coins were prevalent in the region of

    1. Gandhara

    2. matsya

    3. Magadha

    4. Kalinga

  5. Match List-I with List-II and chose the correct answer from the code given below the lists:

    List-I (Acharya) List-II (Religion)
    1. Haribhadra

    2. Lakulisa

    3. Nathamuni

    4. Vasubandhu

    1. Buddhism

    2. Jainism

    3. Saivism

    4. Vaishnavism

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 2
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
  6. In which of the following coins-series the symbols on he reverse, generally, match with the names of the King on the obverse?

    1. Kuninda

    2. Malava

    3. Magha

    4. Panchala

  7. Which of the following ports were situated on the east coast of south India?

    1. Kaveripattanam

    2. Korkai

    3. Musiri

    4. Tondi

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 2 and 3

    3. 3 and 4

    4. 1 and 3

  8. The guild, which migrated from Lata to Daspura during the time of Kumargupta traded in

    1. Jewels

    2. Horses

    3. Ivory

    4. Silken Textile

  9. Which one of the following is an exampl of ‘Anuloma’ type of marriage?

    1. A Brahmana boy marrying a Kshatriya girl

    2. A Kshatriya girl marrying a Kshatriya boy.

    3. A Brahmana boy marrying a Brahmana girl.

    4. A Vaisya girl marrying a Kshatriya boy.

  10. Who among the following is famous for his commentary on the ‘Manu-Smriti’

    1. Apararka

    2. Medhaithi

    3. Vijnanesvara

    4. Visvarupa

  11. Harsha's military ezpansion in the Deccan was checked by

    1. Mahendra Varman

    2. Dantidurga

    3. rajendra I

    4. Pulkesin II

  12. The first meeting of Ghosal with Mahavir Swami was held at

    1. Champa

    2. Vaishali

    3. Taxilla

    4. Nalanda

  13. The Book Poverty and Un-British Rule in India was written by

    1. Surendra Nath Banerjee

    2. A O Hume

    3. Dadabhai Naoroji

    4. R P Dutt

  14. Sanghao Cave belongs to

    1. Lower Palaeolithic

    2. Middle Palaeolithic

    3. Neolithic

    4. Chalcolithic

  15. The Gupta ruler who defeated the Hunas was

    1. Samundragupta

    2. Chandragupta II

    3. Kumargupta

    4. Skandgupta